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The Dark Matter Inside Your Gut

21 May 2021

There is a kind of dark matter inside our intestinal tract. “Dark matter” is the phrase coined for the matter that is implied to be present in the universe based on physicists’ calculations but...

Do household cleaners trigger child obesity?

20 Sep 2018

You may have seen the headlines from a new study published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal. The study suggested that household cleaners could be contributing to obesity by disrupting...

Are babies born by C-section more at risk than those born vaginally?

20 Feb 2017

Babies who are delivered by C-section don’t go through the birth canal, and as a result they don’t get the beneficial microbes that babies born via the birth canal receive. This might help explain...

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